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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By sg4ever
The Dual Rectifier can probably be dialed in to...

The Dual Rectifier can probably be dialed in to have a better clean sound, but the 6505+ with a boost is already in the right zone for the distorted tones. You should try it out, but the Dual...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 290
Posted By sg4ever
If you are buying a Mesa Boogie or a Peavey 6505,...

If you are buying a Mesa Boogie or a Peavey 6505, even secondhand, they are more of an investment rather than a risk...they last and are easy to flip if you decide that you want a different sound....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-17-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 82
Posted By sg4ever
I couldn't really hear a big difference. They...

I couldn't really hear a big difference. They both sounded the same to me, when I tried one, but someone else might have had a different experience. They SHOULDN'T sound different though.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-16-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 300
Posted By sg4ever
Sounds like a short delay and some reverb with...

Sounds like a short delay and some reverb with the mix set a little on the high side. A long, synchronized delay added to that would cover just about all of your typical spacey kind of tones. A...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-15-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By sg4ever
If you're playing fairly crunchy, an OR15 would...

If you're playing fairly crunchy, an OR15 would be pretty good. Don't let the 15 watts fool you. They are loud when you wind up the volume very high. A Rockerverb, if you need to switch from clean to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-09-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By sg4ever
Most people will tell you that the UK made AC30TB...

Most people will tell you that the UK made AC30TB has the overall better sound and feel for what the AC30 is famous for, but the Chinese made AC30 will be more versatile, capable of overdrive at more...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-09-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By sg4ever
You will drown out a 100 watt bass amp with that,...

You will drown out a 100 watt bass amp with that, but yes to everything. I'd actually look into Weber Blue Dogs, and alnico if possible.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-05-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By sg4ever
I would get both. You might find that putting...

I would get both. You might find that putting delay on the clean parts would really help to add some lush ambience for certain songs, on the other hand, a bit of reverb might be all the lead tone...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-03-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 587
Posted By sg4ever
A 6505/5150 would be perfect for the tones he...

A 6505/5150 would be perfect for the tones he wants. That's what Machine Head plays and nearly every modern metal band has at least used one at one point or another, whether live or in the studio.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-02-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 420
Posted By sg4ever
Call me old fashioned, but it's usually simpler...

Call me old fashioned, but it's usually simpler to get a properly dialed in tube amp to punch in the mix, than to deal with floor modeling units (although some people do it successfully). The reason...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By sg4ever
You could get about the same thing by getting...

You could get about the same thing by getting some tubescreamer variant and a Marshall style pedal. It wouldn't be in one enclosure, but the same general effect would be achieved. Check out the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-31-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By sg4ever
It's probably one of better overdrives for subtle...

It's probably one of better overdrives for subtle crunch and boosting in that price range. I'm getting one soon.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-24-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By sg4ever
I'm actually curious about those. I love tube...

I'm actually curious about those. I love tube amps, and I have one, but good quality (supposedly/hopefully) SS amps intrigue me. Let us know how it works out.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-24-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By sg4ever
It depends. If you are using a some pedals with a...

It depends. If you are using a some pedals with a lot of a gain on tap, keeping the amp squeaky clean might be better. However, the majority of people will agree that getting the tubes pushed and on...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-19-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By sg4ever
Killswitch Engage used them on a recent tour....

Killswitch Engage used them on a recent tour. They have a pretty aggressive metal sound.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-11-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By sg4ever
Although, it's not recommended, I haven't changed...

Although, it's not recommended, I haven't changed my tubes in years. It's really not a thing that people make it out to be.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-01-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By sg4ever
If Killswitch Engage was using them to tour...

If Killswitch Engage was using them to tour recently, I'd say they have very high gain and nice bottom end. Keep in mind that they use Maxon tubescreamers to boost the front end of any amp they use...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-28-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 618
Posted By sg4ever
High gain means very distorted/saturated as in...

High gain means very distorted/saturated as in for modern rock or metal.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-26-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By sg4ever
The AC15 is really only different in the amount...

The AC15 is really only different in the amount of headroom (it's also a little bit less smooth than the AC30 to my ears, but that is subjective). You will get crunchy at a much lower volume. Trust...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-26-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 683
Posted By sg4ever
Between the 6505+ and the 5150 III, I would go...

Between the 6505+ and the 5150 III, I would go with the 5150 III. It can go from great 80s centric high gain (Van Halen, hair metal, GNR, etc.), to modern metal, plus sport some sweet cleans with...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-26-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 683
Posted By sg4ever
In that case, the Mesa Boogie Roadster. I've...

In that case, the Mesa Boogie Roadster. I've tested the head+Mesa 4x12 and the 2x12 combo, and I could definitely see myself rocking one of either them down the road.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-26-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 683
Posted By sg4ever
Your amp should be able to withstand stage volume...

Your amp should be able to withstand stage volume without feedback. I was able to sit right in front of one at Guitar Center, turn it to a pretty saturated high gain tone, and play at high volumes...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-25-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 3,398
Posted By sg4ever
For bedroom practice it might be good, but it...

For bedroom practice it might be good, but it will be awful for live use and not have the best sound overall (digital, cold, harsh).
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-21-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By sg4ever
I've played acoustically and sang for restaurant...

I've played acoustically and sang for restaurant gigs, local charity events, church functions, and various other things. I've always ever plugged into a DI box that ran into the sound board, and ran...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-21-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 314
Posted By sg4ever
That might be on older recordings of the past,...

That might be on older recordings of the past, but they certainly don't cut as much mids live and newer recordings definitely have more mids than the past. They thought it sounded cooler I guess....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-20-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By sg4ever
Signa Drive is cool. It might still be worth it...

Signa Drive is cool. It might still be worth it to take a look at the Voyager. I played one into a Dr. Z Maz 18 Jr head and cab, with a Deusenberg Starplayer TV (not my stuff) and it just cut right...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-04-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By sg4ever
Some of the Egnater offerings like the Renegade...

Some of the Egnater offerings like the Renegade or Tweaker 40 could really be up your ally. You should check them out.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-03-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By sg4ever
The answer is probably yes to all the questions,...

The answer is probably yes to all the questions, but as far as comparing it to a Fender Deluxe Reverb...the question is whether you want amp distortion or not. The Fender will be inconvenient to get...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-03-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By sg4ever
Completely unrelated amps. Maybe try listening to...

Completely unrelated amps. Maybe try listening to demos, but the best way is to play it if you can.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-27-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Posted By sg4ever
Yeah, I play with my Vox AC15 mic'd up with an...

Yeah, I play with my Vox AC15 mic'd up with an SM57 and only turned up halfway, and it's loud enough. Sometimes, the sound man complains, so I cover my amp with isolation pads and point it away from...
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